Surviving In Stroke City

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19930415]

Gerry Anderson pauses in his life as a radio and TV presenter in Northern

Ireland to reflect, over the next four weeks, on the ironies of living in a Province whose history offers many a snare for the unwary.

1: Biting Your Tongue "Numbed by this complexity, I took to naming the city 'Derry

Stroke Londonderry' and ultimately and finally 'Stroke City'. This new usage rapidly caught on and became a bolthole for those who wish to remain religiously anonymous." Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930415]

Unknown: Gerry Anderson

Producer: Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930422]

Gerry Anderson pauses to reflect on the ironies of living in Northern Ireland. 2: Business as Usual

"Not so long ago a certain Lord Mayor of a certain city here suggested - in a debate on a novel proposal to equip a certain inland waterway with eight gondolas - that to minimise cost, two gondolas be purchased and that they would breed." Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930422]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930429]

Gerry Anderson pauses to reflect on the ironies of living in Northern Ireland. 3: Bad Thoughts

"I worried about Bad Thoughts. They just snuck up on you. They just kind of appear in your mind. You don't know you've had one until after you've had one. It's not fair."

Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930429]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930506]

The last of the series in which Gerry Anderson reflects on the ironies of living in Northern Ireland. What the Eye Does Not Set "People who live here rarely talk about the soldiers who patrol their streets because they don't see them. They literally do not Set them: it's nothing to do with them, it's somebody else's business. Let somebody else see them."

Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930506]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931005]

Gerry Anderson , radio and TV presenter in Northern Ireland, reflects on the ironies of living in a province whose history offers many a snare for the unwary.

1: Biting Your Tongue. "Numbed by this complexity, I took to namingthe city 'Derry Stroke Londonderry' and ultimately and finally 'Stroke City'. This new usage rapidly caught on...." Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931005]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931012]

Gerry Anderson pauses in his life as a radio and TV presenter In Northern Ireland to reflect on the Ironies of living in the province.

2: Business as Usual. Not so long ago a certain Lord Mayor of a certain city here suggested - in a debate on a novel proposal to equip a certain inland waterway with eight gondolas - that to minimise cost, two gondolas be purchased and that they would breed. Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931012]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931019]

Gerry Anderson pauses in his life as a radio and TV presenter in Northern Ireland to reflect on the ironies of living in the province.

3: Bad Thoughts. "I worried about Bad Thoughts. They just snuck up on you. They just kind of appear in your mind. You don't know you've had one until after you've had one. It's not fair." Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931019]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931026]

Gerry Anderson pauses in his life as a radio and TV presenter in Northern Ireland to reflect on living in the province. 4: What the Eye Does Not See. "Peoplewho live here rarely talk about the soldiers who patrol their streets because they don't see them."

Producer Simon Elmes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931026]